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Rikard Bøgvad: Using rings of differential operators to construct simple modules for complex reflection groups

Time: Wed 2019-04-03 13.15 - 14.15

Location: Room 306, House 6, Kräftriket, Department of Mathematics, Stockholm University

Participating: Rikard Bøgvad (SU)

Let G be a finite subgroup of the linear group of a finite-dimensional complex vector V, B=S(V) be the symmetric algebra, D the ring of G-invariant differential operators on B, and D^- its subring of negative degree operators. We prove that M -> M^{ann}=Ann_{D^-}(M) defines an isomorphism between the category of D-submodules of B and a category of modules formed as lowest weight spaces. This is applied to give a sufficient criterion for when B^{ann} is a so-called Gelfand model,
i.e., contains a unique copy of each G-representation. When G is a generalized symmetric group, it is then very easy to show that B^{ann} is a Gelfand model. This elucidates i.a. work by Araujo and Oesterle on these models, and shows how it fits into a framework of direct images of D-modules.

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Last changed: Mar 29, 2019